Downeast Campus

EdGE Summer Camp’s Positive Risk Takers

CHERRYFIELD, ME — A photo update from EdGE Site Coordinator Jen Kearns. These pics were taken by students showing other students learning basic photography at Cherryfield EdGE Summer Camp. Said Jen, these photos also show, “Cherryfield students learning positive risk taking by overcoming their fears and perceived danger in a safe, supportive environment. “The Flying…

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Journey Trip to Acadia National Park

CHERRYFIELD, ME — I wanted to pass along a few photos from last week’s Journey trip to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor. Last week, Journey students spent the day hiking the trails in Acadia National Park with a park ranger, enjoying lunch at the seawall, and exploring Bar Harbor! Want to learn more about…

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Weald Bethel Community Center Gets New Roof

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Downeast Campus Facilities and Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw sends exciting news of one of the Mission’s best loved, most often used, buildings. “Here are pics of the original Weald Bethel Chapel part of the current Weald Bethel Community Center getting a new roof. The other Community Center sections are new. This…

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Narraguagus HS Students Complete ME Future Farmers Project at Mission Food Pantry

NOTE: Mission Service Program Director Wendy Harrington said of this project: “The students/teachers purchased food at Walmart and brought it to the pantry. They worked with the pantry manager to identify items that were most needed.” News Provided ByMaine Department of EducationJune 18, 2021, 17:03 GMT Maine FFA Association, representing nearly 400 students grades 7-12…

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Thank you Thursday for WK Construction and Sons

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Trey Shaw and WK Construction & Sons of Addison, ME. Trey and his crew have done an amazing job on the renovation of the Mission EdGE Center and now on the exterior of the Community Services Program Center (food pantry),” said Downeast Campus…

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EdGE Center Gets Makeover

CHERRYFIELD, ME — When Covid-19 forced a reduced 2020 Housing Rehabilitation Program, Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw used available time to oversee some desired renovations of Downeast Campus EdGE Center building. Painters spruced up the building inside and out. The old tile flooring is replaced with new polyaspartic flooring. “We took the opportunity to…

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People & Places – Wendy Harrington

CHERRYFIELD, ME — I joined the Mission in 2002. My husband Charlie and I worked with Gary DeLong to create the EdGE. The EdGE model included working with children, their families, and community. My work was, and is, centered on families and community and the belief that children thrive when they have the support of the people…

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Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics at Mission Community Center

With the Mission’s Maine island Covid-19 vaccination clinics very much in the news, we wanted to also share the story of two companion vaccination clinics at our Community Center in Cherryfield. Held in partnership with the Maine Mobile Health Program (MMHP) and Mano en Mano, the first clinic was on April 12. The second clinic…

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Thank you Thursday for Peninsula and Mountain View Schools K-8 Students

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to the K-8 students and staff at the Peninsula School in Prospect Harbor, and to the K-8 students at the Mountain View School in Sullivan. Both groups were successful in helping our friends and neighbors who use the Mission’s Family Food Center in Cherryfield.…

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Mission Sunbeam Award Gala 2021

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